A Village Dies: Your Invitation to a Memorable Funeral

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Back in the 1940s, when Mumbai was still Bombay, the twin urban villages of Kevni-Amboli were home to a lively Catholic community--predominantly East Indian, but also Anglo-Indian, Goan and Mangalorean. In this hugely entertaining novel set in that vanished world, Ivan Arthur spins a delightful web of joint families, priests, sodality groups, gossips, friendly drunks, vagrants, simpletons, lovers and maiden aunts. Among the many lovable and eccentric characters are Hanging Gardens, a simple gravedigger who, by a quirk of ...

A Village Dies: Your Invitation to a Memorable Funeral 2016, Speaking Tiger Books

ISBN-13: 9789386050144

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